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Offering Hope for the Future

This past summer, JMU Social Work student Bryanna Sniadecki received a scholarship from the International Association for Social Work with Groups (IASWG) to participate in their Group Work Camp at George Williams College.

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A Social Work Pioneer with Connections

September 22, 2015

JMU student, Haley Lipton follows Social Work Pioneer and grandfather, Harold Lipton into the field of Social Work. Mr. Lipton has been recognized by National Association of Social Workers (NASW) as a professional pioneer.

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Social Work Student Receives NCORE Scholarship

August 31, 2015

Rashema Jefferson (’15) has been chosen as a Student Scholar for the Annual National Conference for Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education (NCORE).

PHOTO: JMU Team at HackfestStudents Design Caregiver Tech at Hackfest

May 13, 2015

The Lindsay Institute for Innovations in Caregiving’s recently hosted a ‘Caring for the Caregiver’ Hackfest in Richmond attended by a JMU team.

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Alumna Excels in Public Service

May 12, 2015

Since graduating in 1998, social work alumna Danielle Pack McCarthy has worked to facilitate change in the world. In honor of her efforts, she has received the R. Ann Myers Distinguished Social Work Alumni Award.


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Our Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree prepares students for beginning professional practice, and is the entry-level credential as recognized by the National Association of Social Workers. More >